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Minneapolis Police Chief Brian O’Hara speaking at a press conference announcing the Department of Justice’s investigation into the Minneapolis Police Department on June 16, 2023.

Minneapolis community reacts to DOJ investigation, MDHR agreement

by Devlin Epding
Published July 13, 2023
Several community organizations expressed mixed reactions to the city’s proposed agreement to reform the MPD.
The exterior of the U.S. Supreme Court building on Oct. 29, 2022.

Supreme Court rejects Biden’s plan to wipe away $400 billion in student loan debt

by Mark Sherman - Associated Press
Published June 30, 2023
Over a half-million Minnesotans will start to resume payments.
The U.S. Supreme Court building on Oct. 29, 2022 in Washington D.C.

Supreme Court strikes down affirmative action in college admissions, says race cannot be a factor

by Mark Sherman - Associated Press
Published June 29, 2023
The decision effectively means colleges and universities cannot use race in admissions.
The First Lady made a visit to the 2023 Twin Cities Pride Festival on Saturday. In the yellow is Rep. Ilhan Omar (DFL).

Jill Biden makes appearance at Pride Festival

by Alex Steil
Published June 25, 2023
The First Lady made a stop after attending a fundraiser before a similar stop in Nashville.
The Justice Department had four main takeaways into the Minneapolis Police Department after a two-year investigation. The DOJ launched the investigation after Derek Chauvin’s conviction.

DOJ concludes investigation into MPD

by Devlin Epding
Published June 16, 2023
Justice Department finalizes a two-year long investigation into the city's police department.
The University of Minnesota Board of Regents Feb. 10, 2023 at the McNamara Alumni Center.

Board of Regents approves Jeffrey Ettinger’s interim president contract

by Henry Hagen
Published June 2, 2023
The Board of Regents unanimously voted Friday to finalize Ettinger’s contract and the details of Joan Gabel’s departure.
Minnesota joins 22 other states in legalizing recreational cannabis use when Gov. Tim Walz signed the bill on Tuesday.

Minnesota legalizes recreational marijuana for adults 21-years or older

by Devlin Epding
Published May 30, 2023
Possession changes effectively take place August 1.
The Board of Regents convene for their September meeting at the McNamara Alumni Center on Thursday, Sept. 9, 2021.

UMN regents select interim president candidates

by Maya Marchel Hoff
Published May 4, 2023
Four candidates were selected by the Board of Regents for the University’s interim president position, including Jeffrey M. Ettinger, Myron Frans, Mary Holz-Clause and E. Thomas Sullivan.
Coleman started at the University in 2014.

CLA dean announces resignation

by Maya Marchel Hoff
Published April 19, 2023
College of Liberal Arts Dean John Coleman will leave the University of Minnesota to serve as vice chancellor for academic affairs and provost at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.
Powell was up for reelection this year but was not recommended by the Regent Candidate Advisory Council.

UMN Board of Regents chair resigns leadership position

by Maya Marchel Hoff
Published April 17, 2023
Ken Powell, who has been on the board since 2017, will finish his term as a regent. The board has called a special meeting on Thursday to figure out next steps in the future of University leadership.

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